The Monocle Weekly
The Classics 40: Lauren Collins
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29 September 2017
Photo: Philip Andelman
Staff writer for ‘The New Yorker’ Lauren Collins joins us to discuss the challenges and humour to be found in learning a new language. Original air date: 16 October 2016.
29 September 2017
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